Nearly three months later, there’s no reduction in curfew tickets in Montreal

Nearly three months later, there’s no reduction in curfew tickets in Montreal
Montreal police have announced that they received 608 calls from March 22 to 28 regarding COVID-19 public health measures and violations. This is an increase in the number of calls from the previous week, which were 511 (+97). The SPVM also confirmed that Montreal police handed out 431 tickets, the same number as the previous week, including 319 (+89) for breaking curfew. 

Last week saw in an increase of curfew tickets by almost 40% from the previous week. 319 is the highest number of curfew tickets since January, when the province-wide curfew first began. Since the curfew time was changed from 8 to 9:30 p.m., ticketing has only increased. Fines range from $1,000 to $6,000.

Consult the table below for the Montreal police COVID-19 statistics on calls made to the police, total pandemic infractions and curfew tickets since they have been publicly disclosed by the SPVM:

Week endingCalls made to Montreal policeTotal tickets for pandemic infractionsCurfew ticketsMarch 28608431319March 21511431230March 14421516230March 7383372263Feb. 28357552332Feb. 21382450298Feb. 14428477280Feb. 7448586219Jan. 31536699323Jan. 24545773396Jan. 17760583353Jan. 11800297185Jan. 3903305—Dec. 2769334—Dec. 20530353Dec. 1358774Dec. 6410177Nov. 2936582Nov. 2236571Nov. 15545106Nov. 8589179Nov. 147058Oct. 25557105Oct. 18600109Oct. 1176528

Données #COVID19 | Du 22 au 28 mars, le #SPVM a reçu 608 appels en lien avec l’application du décret de la Santé publique. Les policiers ont remis 431 constats ou RIG et, de ce nombre, 319 ont été émis pour le non-respect du couvre-feu. pic.twitter.com/9nkEF7rWhn— Police Montréal (@SPVM) March 29, 2021
The SPVM has announced that Montreal police issued 431 tickets for public health violations, including 319 for breaking curfew

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